Ruby-throated Hummingbirds have the fewest number of feathers of any bird– 940! All of them are replaced each year. I have always wanted to find one, but never have. Have you ever found a tiny feather that you thought might be from a ruby-throated hummingbird? Did you know their feathers are not actually green or red, the way they look when the light hits them just right? The color is the result of the feather’s structure, not pigment! To read more amazing facts about the ruby-throated hummingbird, CLICK here.
Here’s the next weekly puzzler.